St Margaret's News October 2015 - Page 5

PhotoACTIVISM Two Brians in St Margaret’s congregation (known as B1 and B2) are enthusiast photographers. Both have had an image in PhotoACTIVISM, a current (but closing on 18 October) members’ exhibition at Photo Access at the Manuka Arts Centre. The image by B1 is well known to worshippers at St Margaret’s. The one by B2 is not. Both were selected for inclusion in the exhibition catalogue. They are best seen in the exhibition but here are small copies of them. And their accompanying artists statements. B1: "Some forms of activism are public and readily seen and heard. Prayer, on the other hand, is often a private way of seeking change. This gentleman, seen praying in an open-air mass in Place Vauban, Paris 7ème, bridges the gap and brings the private into a public space. This is a Piezography Special Edition pigment print on Canson Rag Photographique paper." B2: In my job in 1988, I was responsible for the Commo